Tag Archives: Academy Award

Waspishness, whisky and gonorrhea: a good night in Croydon

BELLA BARTOCK was out on the streets of Croydon again last night, to attend the opening of the town’s newest theatre and witness a star performance worthy of Hollywood As we took our seats for the first performance in the … Continue reading

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Glenda Jackson performance worthy of her third Oscar

Residents in her north London constituency have complained of her lack of activity in the House of Commons of late. But Glenda Jackson‘s speech in the Thatcher debate was rated by some to have all the acting panache and passion … Continue reading

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Beastly beginning to David Lean Campaign’s March screenings

The March programme of films from the Save the David Lean Campaign, being screened at the Spreadeagle pub on Katharine Street, next to the Clocktower, begins on Monday, March 4, with Beasts of the Southern Wild, a hit at the … Continue reading

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Cinema campaigners launch petition to Save The David Lean

The latest issue of Shirley Life magazine is now available online, with its usual eclectic mix of local news and views. Among the articles is a passionate case for saving the Croydon Clocktower’s arts centre, written by Adrian Winchester, who … Continue reading

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